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Women in STEM exhibit opens in Steitz atrium

Women in STEM exhibit opens in Steitz atrium

A student interacts with the artwork of Aedan Gerdill. Photo by Angelica Hurtado. On Thursday, May 18 at 4 p.m., the Steitz Atrium hosted “Women in STEM: An Art Exhibition.” Juniors Aedan Gardill and Lizzy Weekes created the exhibit for their Junior Studio Art Practicum and both were present for the exhibition’s opening, mingling with

Students enjoy warm weather at Spring Carnival

Pan-Asian Organization sold bubble tea as a fundraiser. Photo by Emily Midyette. On Saturday, May 13, the Event Planning and Organizing Committee (EPOC) hosted the first Spring Carnival on the Main Hall green from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event featured live bands, booths for various organizations on campus, free food and drinks, an

Final Povolny lecture of year educates on trade in Africa

Momodu Maligi wrapped up the lecture with a Q&A session. Photos by Emily Midyette. In the final lecture of the Povolny Lecture Series of 2016-2017, Momodu Maligi ‘04 explained the state of politics and the necessity of expanding trade in his country of Sierra Leone. The lecture took place in Steitz Hall Room 102 on

Sixth Annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival

Director Arí Maniel Cruz holds a Q&A on his film “Before the Rooster Crows.” Photos by Emily Midyette. To showcase the best Latin American and Spanish films of the season, the Lawrence University Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LULASFF) continued for its sixth year. Curated and organized by Associate Professor of Spanish Rosa Tapia

Earth Day celebrations encourage sustainability

Freshman Christina Sadall, Ethan Penny, Alex Wetzel and Rebecca Mikus. Photos by Emily Midyette. To promote environmental activism, Greenfire hosted Earth Week from April 17-22. The week featured various activities. Some were designed to promote enjoying nature, but most events during the week focused on activism and raising awareness for environmental causes. On Monday, April

Visiting lecturer discusses future of Eurozone

  In the lecture, Aslett explained why countries don’t leave the Eurozone. Photo by Emily Midyette. On Wednesday, April 4, Kevin Aslett ‘13 gave a lecture titled “Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Why the Eurozone will Survive.” Aslett was visiting from the University of Washington, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. degree in political

Community conversations facilitate structured dialogue

Faculty, staff and students were invited to engage in open-minded discussion. Photos by Emily Midyette On Friday, March 31 in the Esch Hurvis room of the Warch Campus Center, the second Community Conversation on Political Common Ground was held. The dialogue was faciliated by Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the

People of Color Empowerment Week Revived

Junior Bernard Lilly, junior Malik Graham, freshman De Andre King, freshman Brandon Polanco and junior Alonzo Jackson serenade the audience at the Cultural Expressions show on Saturday, Feb. 2. Photo by Billy Liu   Feb. 19–24 marked the first People of Color Empowerment Week in two years, led by senior Tatiyana Jenkins, co-chair of All

Open Discussion on the Future of GLOW

From left to right: junior Daniel Thomas-Commins, freshman Evan Rosado and junior Ashley Lagrange discuss the implications of disbanning GLOW. Photo by Emily Midyette   For many Lawrence students, having an LGBTQ+ organization on campus is very important because it provides a safe space as well as a voice for the queer community. So when

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